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Queen Mother portrait finds new home

Fifty years on from her installation as Chancellor of the newly-independent University of Dundee, Alberto Morrocco's portrait of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother has moved to its... (continued)

25 Aug 2017 Queen Mother portrait
Computing group showcases painting with eyes technology

A team from the University of Dundee's Augmentative and Alternative Communication Research Group took part in a sell-out event at the National Museum Scotland in Edinburgh... (continued)

21 Aug 2017 General view of the event in progress
Computing lecturer helps raise "bouncing bomb" from Scottish Loch

A Dundee lecturer has helped to successfully raise two World War 2 bombs from the bottom of Loch Striven. Dr.

21 Jul 2017 Highball bomb
Launch of new Aphasia app highlights Aphasia Awareness Month

‘I Have Aphasia’ is a new iOS app for people with aphasia, giving a brief but succinct explanation of their condition, which affects the ability to create and understand... (continued)

30 Jun 2017 iPad group
European Space Agency uses Dundee software to test asteroid landers

Entry, descent and landing on a planetary body is an extremely risky move: decelerating from orbital velocities of multiple km per second down to zero, at just the right moment... (continued)

30 Jun 2017 Simulated Phobos
Dundee awarded Gold in Teaching Excellence Framework

The University of Dundee has won a Gold award – the highest possible rating – in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).

22 Jun 2017 TEF gold
Computing PhD Symposium showcases research

Computing@Dundee held its 7th annual PhD Symposium on 23rd/24th May. This is a highlight of the academic year for both students and staff, and this year it was chaired by PhD... (continued)

29 May 2017 Award presentation
MSc Computing Student wins Queen’s Young Leaders Award

MSc IT & International Business student Kumba Musa is among the 60 young people from around the Commonwealth who are being recognised as exceptional leaders in their... (continued)

22 May 2017 Queen's Young Leaders logo
Games Jam 2017

Computing@Dundee is hosting the Dundee Games Jam 2017 in its Queen Mother Building. School pupils from Dundee and other Scottish cities will take part in a programming challenge.

11 May 2017
Computing Degree Show 2017

Innovative and thought-provoking work produced by software engineers, games developers, computer programmers, tech entrepreneurs and other digital pioneers from the University of... (continued)

3 May 2017 Computing Degree Show banner
Dundee University professor elected to prestigious Academy

Professor Vicki Hanson, who holds the Chair of Inclusive Technologies at the University of Dundee, has been elected to the CHI Academy, an honour given to individuals who have... (continued)

20 Mar 2017 Vicki Hanson
Dundee Computing researcher wins Life Sciences prize

A team led by Rolf Black, a Research Assistant in Computing at the University of Dundee, has won Project of the Year at the School of Life Sciences Research Symposium held... (continued)

17 Mar 2017 SLS prizewinners (Rolf Black second from right)
Space Research at Dundee’s Mills Observatory

Members of the public can visit a free project in Dundee which demonstrates how a minuscule worm helps with world-leading research. Mills Observatory’s ‘Outer Space/Inner Space... (continued)

16 Jan 2017 Rolf Black with the microscope
Computing PhD Student wins Best Paper at Argumentation Conference

Postgraduate Computing student Rory Duthie has been awarded Best Student Paper Prize at the 6th International Conference on Computational Models of Argument (COMMA 2016) in... (continued)

25 Nov 2016 Rory Duthie presenting at COMMA
University of Dundee space-tech to land on Mars

A new era of Mars exploration for Europe will begin today when the ExoMars Mission 2016 lands on our neighbouring red planet, with the help of technology developed at the University of Dundee.

19 Oct 2016 ExoMars departing from Earth (Image: ESA/ATG medialab)
Datalab students are YouTube stars

The DataLab MSc is a collaboration between several Scottish universities (including the University of Dundee) and The Data Lab, to help develop Data Science talent for... (continued)

11 Oct 2016 Datalab MSc
User Centre celebrates a decade of discovery

The pioneering User Centre at the University of Dundee will celebrate a decade of bringing the benefits of modern technology to the elderly and adults with severe communication... (continued)

22 Sep 2016 Users hard at work in the User Centre
Dundee to lead The GROW Observatory – an EU-wide 'citizen science' project

The GROW Observatory – an EU-wide 'citizen science' project for growers, gardeners, small and family farmers, and space scientists

The GROW Observatory is a massive,... (continued)

5 Sep 2016 GROW logo
£1 million project aims to help people with complex disabilities enjoy conversation

A £1 million research project which aims to dramatically change the way people with no speech and complex disabilities can converse with others has been launched by the... (continued)

2 Sep 2016 ACE-LP users
Computing@Dundee achieves high rankings in NSS 2016

Computing programmes at the University of Dundee have again been rated very highly in the National Student Survey. 97% of our students agreed that they were satisfied overall... (continued)

19 Aug 2016 1st in Scotland
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